Three Ways An Eco-Friendly Burial Can Help The Environment

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If you're pre-planning your funeral and one of your criteria is eco-friendly procedures and materials, a green burial might be for you. These eco-friendly burials have grown in popularity due to their low impact on the environment and the way they allow the remains to rest naturally in the ground, often in a scenic, natural habitat. Here are three ways that you can help the environment by choosing this option for your own funeral.

7 October 2016

Looking For Someone To Give The Eulogy For A Child? How To Choose The Right Person

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It is hard to fathom anything more tragic than the death of a child. The loss of such a young life can affect the entire community who cared about the child. While parents are typically far too grief-stricken to even think about giving a eulogy at the funeral, choosing who should give the eulogy at a child's funeral can be a tricky task. After all, the immediately family are going to be the ones who know the child best, and it can be hard to speak about a child's life since there is so much that someone so young needs to discover about themselves.

5 August 2016

Planning A Funeral Luncheon: Five Helpful Hints

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Hosting a funeral luncheon offers a nice way for close friends and family members to gather after a funeral or memorial service. Planning the meal in advance will help to make the day go a bit more smoothly for you. Here are just a few suggestions to help make the luncheon a comforting and pleasant experience. Ask The Funeral Director For Help Funeral directors typically know about the best locations nearby to host a funeral luncheon, which is particularly helpful if you are not from the area where the services will be held.

27 July 2016

Helpful Suggestions For Saving Money On The Cost Of A Funeral

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If you have found yourself in charge of planning and paying for a funeral, you might start to wonder how you can save some money. To help you do that, you will want to take a few moments to read over the following suggestions.  Shop Elsewhere For A Casket While you can shop for casket from the selection that is available at the funeral home, you might be able to find a better deal elsewhere.

13 July 2016

Five Things You Need to Consider When Picking Out a Headstone

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If someone close to you has died recently, one of the last things you need to do to complete their end-of-life arrangements is to choose a headstone or grave marker. These stones can vary from elaborate memorials to simple, small stones with the birth and death dates. You can even have pictures etched into the stone. However, before you contact a company that makes headstones, it's important to consider a few critical elements.

1 July 2016

Two Common Cremation Questions Answered

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Arranging for a loved one's funeral service can be one of the least pleasant and most stressful aspects of life. However, this can be an essential step to giving a loved one the farewell they wanted and deserved. For those that are not particularly knowledgeable when it comes to cremation, having the following questions answered may help to clarify what to expect from this process. How Does Prepaying For A Cremation Work?

6 June 2016

Honoring Your Loved Ones With A Mausoleum

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A mausoleum provides you with an elegant, sophisticated option for the burial and internment of loved ones who have passed. Rather than a traditional gravesite, mausoleums offer you an above-ground option to permanently memorialize the deceased. If you've been considering a mausoleum rather than a traditional burial plot, read on to learn more about what these special monuments can provide. Customization You can contact your local graveyard or monument and headstone dealer to have a professionally-designed, custom mausoleum built.

3 June 2016